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  1. Judge temporarily halts Maryland medical marijuana industry

    A Baltimore judge put the state medical marijuana industry temporarily on hold Thursday, granting the request of a company that alleged state regulators illegally ignored racial diversity when picking firms to grow the drug.Circuit Judge Barry Williams said the Maryland Medical Cannabis…
  2. Hogan says he will veto Maryland Democrats' paid sick leave bill

    Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday said he will veto a bill passed by the General Assembly this year that would have required employers with more than 15 workers to offer them the right to earn paid sick leave, setting up a potential veto override fight when lawmakers return to Annapolis. The…
  3. Fate of some bills remains in air after Hogan holds final signing ceremony

    The fate of some of the most consequential measures passed by the General Assembly this year remains up in the air Thursday after Gov. Larry Hogan signed 209 bills in the final such ceremony of the year. The legislation the governor signed included several bills aimed at fighting the state's…
  4. Rep. Cummings undergoes heart surgery

    Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings underwent heart surgery on Wednesday and is expected to remain in the hospital for several days, his office said on Thursday. Cummings, who represents the state's 7th Congressional District, was being treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital after what aides…
  5. Criticism of Maryland brewery bill mounts as industry awaits Hogan's decision

    As Gov. Larry Hogan holds what is likely his final bill-signing ceremony this year, many in the liquor industry are watching to see if he allows a bill that would change the rules for Maryland breweries to become law. The bill, passed in the final days of the General Assembly session…
  6. Advocates look to the Great Lakes to help save Chesapeake Bay funding

    Sen. Chris Van Hollen was quizzing the new secretary of agriculture nominee about cuts proposed for the Chesapeake Bay program at a recent hearing when a senator who represents a state far from Maryland chimed in. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio had essentially the same question, but was focused…